Bonderman Travel Fellowship

Nicola Follis

Nicola Follis 2013

Aquatic and Fishery Science with Departmental Honors


2013 Fellows

Travel Locations: South America, Thailand, the Indo-Pacific, Madagascar, Southern Africa.

Nicola is very interested in how different people and age groups interact with the environment and how these interactions can either foster the preservation of the environment or facilitate the degradation of nature. During her travels she will look at the junction between science, culture and the socioeconomics in a given place in order to understand the environmental values and beliefs in that community. She picked her regions because they contain landmarks she wishes to see, relate to the field of marine science, or simply because she has an unexplainable urge to explore and immerse herself in the culture of the country.